10 Common Errors for Web Design

On this page we present the basic errors of usability web design, adhering to and avoiding them, you can develop a user-friendly and attractive web design, and your customers will be more satisfied and grateful, and further search engine optimization web site or search engine optimization, which meets all the requirements of usability, will not be difficult.

  1. Bad Login Link

The website Backpack, you can find a lot of information about the facilities and functional tool for planning and project management. However, after registering on the site you will have to look carefully for the authorization link, otherwise you will not be able to use this tool.

And for those who choose not to spend their time looking for – a reference to authorize «Log-in» is located in the center of the page in the yellow box. So conceived the web design of the website. However, not really a good choice of its location.

Following from this we can conclude, that the link of this kind should be placed in a visible place, with legible font and, if possible, with a corresponding icon.

  1. Pop-Up Windows

At the moment, almost all modern browsers, such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera and Internet Explorer, there is a “full-time blocker”, which deals with blocking pop-ups, banner ads and anything that looks like an obvious advertisement. Therefore, use pop-ups to display content are meaningless and not reasonable.

  1. Scroll Using the Mouse Dragging

In principle, this method of travel is not a bug; it is simply not particularly familiar and common for users and web. The PDF -chitalkah can find a clear example of the use of such equipment moving elements.

The website Fichey you will appreciate this web know-how technology. With the help of web design Flash element is implemented is very beautiful and original. But unfortunately, due to the nature of the Flash, you will not be able to bookmark a specific page.

  1. Indistinguishable from Normal Content Links

To facilitate navigation on the site, you need to carefully consider and implement how the visitor will be informed about where he was, where he was about and where it can go.

Such as on this website should not be in any case RealPlayer.

Below is a screenshot of the main page of this site with the notation of disputed seats references. How to determine where they really are, and where not?

  1. Ambiguous Information

Keep in content glut of web site pages of information. An example of this situation will serve as the site Overstock.

Here, various styles for reference. If interested, pougadyvayte where one link, and where the content is very similar to the link.

  1. Lock the Browser

There are many ways to submit your site to the visitor service. And an example of one of the most unacceptable is Scriblink site. On this site you will welcome the box with the requirement to make a name, and is not as strange as you do, to use the site, you cannot.

What is most interesting, nothing helps:

Neither «cancel»

Neither the «ok»

Not what you are trying to minimize or maximize image

No cliques is a modal window

The window does not close

Click on the icon “?” Just does not work

Very unpleasant situation developed just for the reason that you are interested in what the …

  1. Website Layer

This error is very common. This often occurs when the drop-down menu “leaves” under the other layer, forming, thus, the inconvenience to the visitor who for this reason cannot select his menu item.

Similar problems plagued and Yahoo.com.

  1. Dynamic Navigation

Very pretty and original, is not it?

In fact, it is very inconvenient.

Consider another version of this menu only in Flash.

  1. Pop-up Menus

Use the drop-down menu, you can free up space on the site, which can be used for other purposes relevant to you. The indispensable thing is not it?

But for the audience of your website is not the case. Every time bumping into such menu, the visitor has to guess where exactly it is and how and where it is necessary.

And that’s not all the difficulties await user site with the menu. If the menu item there is a long name and the distance between the levels for this reason high, the user would have to move the mouse cursor further and further on the links that could lead to the fact that he could go into an inactive zone, the menu will close and will again have to start from beginning.

  1. Flashing Images

It is no secret that the majority of webmasters uses the sites for revenue from advertising banners, advertisements and most usually animated gif or processed in Flash. This naturally distracts and prevents the user to get the maximum information from the content.

Excellent edition Digital Web Magazine, made the unfortunate mistake of posting in the left sidebar pages site animated ad unit.

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